University Governance in Crises with Dr. Gordon Gee | Changing Higher Ed 049

University Governance in Crises with Dr. Gordon Gee | Changing Higher Ed 049

The current coronavirus pandemic puts an intense spotlight on leadership, both at the administrative and board levels. While boards and leaders have found ways to work effectively in dealing with the immediacy of closing the campus as the pandemic began, now they have...
Helping Underrepresented Students Succeed with Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart | Changing Higher Ed 048

Helping Underrepresented Students Succeed with Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart | Changing Higher Ed 048

The COVID-19 pandemic has put even more pressure on institutions that serve underrepresented populations. One such institution is Amarillo College in Amarillo, TX. This community college is redefining its efforts to reach and engage its student body, many of whom are...
Creating Synergies and Efficiencies through Higher Education Consortium with Dr. Michael Horowitz | Changing Higher Ed 047

Creating Synergies and Efficiencies through Higher Education Consortium with Dr. Michael Horowitz | Changing Higher Ed 047

Many higher education institutions are struggling with survival. While many leaders are beginning to consider closing the institution, there are other options available. Some of the most commonly talked about are mergers and acquisitions. However, forming or becoming...
How to Reengineer Higher Education Post-COVID with Mike Goldstein | Changing Higher Ed 046

How to Reengineer Higher Education Post-COVID with Mike Goldstein | Changing Higher Ed 046

The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the changes already facing higher education.  These issues include financial, structural and enrollment. Mike Goldstein, one of the top higher education attorneys in the country, offers his insights on how higher education...
How Historically Black Colleges and Universities are Navigating Coronavirus with Dr. Billy Hawkins | Changing Higher Ed 045

How Historically Black Colleges and Universities are Navigating Coronavirus with Dr. Billy Hawkins | Changing Higher Ed 045

Higher education leaders are in a difficult position as they navigate the coronavirus pandemic. They have had to make the difficult decision in closing campuses during the spring semester, and now they need to focus on bringing students back safely in the fall...
Creating Synergies and Efficiencies through Higher Education Consortium with Dr. Michael Horowitz | Changing Higher Ed 047

Innovating Higher Ed: Don’t Let a Good Crisis Go to Waste

The coronavirus is forcing higher education institutions to change in uncomfortable ways. But like any holistic change, this situation also is offering unintended consequences, both positive developments (blessings) and troubling realizations (curses). With wise and...
Driving Colleges and Universities to Innovate with Julie Lenzer | Changing Higher Ed 044

Driving Colleges and Universities to Innovate with Julie Lenzer | Changing Higher Ed 044

Higher education will need to increasingly focus on innovation in both how it operates and how it educates students in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and the resultant recession. So what does that look like? This podcast focuses on taking innovation to the next...
University Finances during Crisis Situations with Rob Hartman | Changing Higher Ed 041

University Finances during Crisis Situations with Rob Hartman | Changing Higher Ed 041

This podcast features Rob Hartman, who is the chief financial officer of Columbia International University (CIU), a Christian University located in Columbia, S.C. The current pandemic is offering a wealth of learning for higher education. By taking that approach,...
Scenario, Risk and Budget Planning: Is Your University’s Fall Term Toast?

Scenario, Risk and Budget Planning: Is Your University’s Fall Term Toast?

The spring terms at United States institutions of higher education are just about history. The campuses are eerily quiet. The faculty have settled in (somewhat) to teaching online. Most students have headed home while some are hunkered down in dorms, apartments, or...
University Governance during Crisis Situations with Dr. Cathy Trower | Changing Higher Ed 040

University Governance during Crisis Situations with Dr. Cathy Trower | Changing Higher Ed 040

Dr. Cathy Trower joined CHE to offer her insights in the board’s role during a major crisis, such as the current pandemic. She discusses the importance of a partnership between the president and board chair as well as the communication channels that need to be created...
Implementing Sustainable Change in Your Institution – The sgENGAGE Podcast by Blackbaud with Dr. Drumm McNaughton

Implementing Sustainable Change in Your Institution – The sgENGAGE Podcast by Blackbaud with Dr. Drumm McNaughton

Change comes in many different forms, whether it’s a new technology initiative, a new stakeholder or student engagement approach, change in leadership, crisis resolution, etc. So, what are the steps that institutions can take to implement sustainable change and...
Christian Higher Education: Past, Present and Future with Dr. Ralph Enlow, Jr. | Changing Higher Ed 039

Christian Higher Education: Past, Present and Future with Dr. Ralph Enlow, Jr. | Changing Higher Ed 039

Christian higher education is facing numerous challenges. The Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE) conducted a study in collaboration with the Barna Group in 2017 that focused on the marketplace, the dynamics facing member institutions as well as the...
University Governance in Crises with Dr. Gordon Gee | Changing Higher Ed 049

How to Lead Your University Through Crises and Turbulent Times with Dr. Gordon Gee | Changing Higher Ed 038

Higher education already was facing major challenges, but an unprecedented black swan event – the COVID-19 pandemic—is testing the resiliency of colleges and universities across the country. Long-time education leader Dr. E. Gordon Gee offers the wisdom he has gained...
How to Move Your University from Crisis to Transformation

How to Move Your University from Crisis to Transformation

The COVID-19 virus has essentially canceled the Spring term as we envisioned it; i.e., on-campus classes have been cancelled, many if not most have moved online. There are serious implications for enrollments for Fall term and finances, and many are wondering if there...
Leadership Styles in Crisis with Dr. Risa Dickson | Changing Higher Ed Podcast 036

Leadership Styles in Crisis with Dr. Risa Dickson | Changing Higher Ed Podcast 036

Episode Summary:
Palo Alto University (PAU) has faced several crises over the past few years that ended up serving the institution well in dealing the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Risa Dickson, the university’s interim vice president for academic affairs, said the institution is committed to putting the students first, followed by the faculty in order to move through this crisis. The institution is located in Santa Clara County, which was one of the first places in the nation where the virus emerged.